Palau is a small island nation surrounded by shallow coral reefs in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It sits about 500 km northeast of North Sulawesi and 500 km east of the Philippines. It’s remote! This remoteness, however, works to our benefit as snorkelers because the shallow coral reefs are in fantastic condition, they

Palau has long been on my bucket list of destinations to visit, in fact, Palau was the first place on my personal bucket list primarily because it was the world’s first shark sanctuary, and I’m a bit of a shark enthusiast. Over the years I learned more about Palau from friends who’ve been and it

Komodo Resort is located on the island of Sebayor Besar, about one hour or so from Labuan Bajo and about one hour from the boundaries of Komodo National Park. The reef is quite large, extending from a corner in the south, all the way up past the resort’s most northern bungalow to the mushroom-shaped islands.

Coral bleaching is something you’ve probably heard quite a bit about in the past few years, and, unfortunately, are likely to hear more about in the future. The Caribbean had a major bleaching event back in 2005, then later again in 2010, and then just recently experienced another bleaching event in September 2023. Australia’s great

These small and beautiful creatures are ever more becoming popular in the world of snorkeling. Over the past few years it’s great to see more macro species, becoming a must see on our snorkeling trips. With Nudis ( Nudibranch ) being at the top of the list. With so many variations of colour, size and